Saturday, October 13, 2012

Upcoming Readings at The IAIA Library

Two readings coming up at the Institute of American Indian Arts' Library, 83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508:

Tuesday October 23rd 4pm - Dean Ann Filemyr's two recent books of poetry are: The Healer’s Diary, (Sunstone Press, 2012) and Growing Paradise (LaNana Creek Press, 2011).  She won an Honorable Mention for the poem, Love Enough, in the Robinson Jeffers 2012 Tor House Award. She  contributed a chapter on two traditional sacred female figures of the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe/Chippewa), entitled, “Nokomis Tibik Giizis and Mindemoya: Grandmother Moon and Old Woman of the Mists,”  in the anthology, Goddesses in World Culture (Praeger, 2011).  She helped edit, White Shell Water Place (Sunstone 2012),  an anthology presenting Native American perspectives on Santa Fe’s 400th anniversary. Ann Filemyr has been the academic dean at IAIA since 2005. 

Tuesday November 27th 4pm - Jon Davis has published six books of poetry, most recently, Preliminary Report (Copper Canyon Press, 2010).  In July of this year, Davis was named Santa Fe's poet laureate, a position he will hold through June 2014.  He has been awarded two NEA Fellowships, a Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship, A Lannan Residency, and a Lannan Literary Award. He also writes and publishes short stories and has written screenplays for short films that have screened in a number of film festivals in the U.S. and Canada. Davis has taught in the Creative Writing Program at IAIA since 1990.

Preliminary Report by Jon Davis 

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